Congress Secretariat:

Chiba University Graduate School of Medicine, Department of Emergency and Critical Care Medicine
1-8-1 Inohana, Chuo, Chiba,
260-8677, Japan
Secretariat of the IFSS2016
c/o Congress Corporation
Kohsai-kaikan Bldg., 5-1 Kojimachi,
Chiyoda-ku,Tokyo 102-8481, Japan
Phone: +81-3-5216-5318
Fax: +81-3-5216-5552


The 8th Congress of The International Federation of Shock Societies will be held October 3 – 5, 2016 at the Tokyo Dome Hotel, Tokyo, Japan. This conference offers an opportunity to present original data in poster and oral presentation sessions. The Program Committee will designate the placement after considering all abstracts for topic, grouping, etc. The number of abstracts to be included in this year's program will be limited. Abstracts will be critically evaluated and their selection will be based on the data content and the originality of the work. It is mandatory that in each instance where studies pertaining to human subjects were carried out, appropriate informed consent and sanction of the local Human Research Committee was obtained. Only original unpublished research should be submitted. The same material cannot be presented in identical form elsewhere.

Listof Accepted Abstracts


Abstract Submission is closed. Thank you for your submission.


  1. An individual can be named as first author on more than one abstract.
  2. Title
  3. The title should be as brief as possible but should be long enough to indicate clearly the nature of the study. The title should be in all CAPs.

  4. Abstract
  5. Abstracts should be informative, containing: (a) the study's specific objectives, unless given by the title; (b) brief statement of methods, if pertinent; (c) summary of results obtained; and (d) statement of the conclusions. It is NOT satisfactory to state, "The results will be discussed"

  6. Character Limit
  7. There is a limit of 3,000 character count. Only one figure or table is allowed for each abstract submission. The character count includes title, body text, spaces, and figure or table.

  8. Presentation type
  9. In the space marked "presentation type" you will choose between three types.
    1) oral or poster 2) poster only 3) oral only

  10. Figure or Table Size
  11. The maximum figure or table size (when reproduced for publication) will not exceed 3.5 inches wide by 1.5 inches in height. All illustrations should be of professional quality (tiff files are recommended) and must be clear even after reduction in size for publication. Please note that artwork generated from office suite programs such as CorelDRAW and MS Word and artwork downloaded from the Internet (JPEG or GIF files) cannot be used. Color figures are allowed but all figures will be printed in black and white in the Shock supplement. Abstract reviewers will be able to view figures online in color.

  12. Tables and Images
  13. You are allowed one table or one image with your submission and it will appear at the end of your abstract, both on the proof and for publication.

  14. For Invited Speaker
  15. Each Invited Speaker will receive an email regarding abstract submission from congress secretariat. Please kindly wait a little while more.

  16. Topic Category
  17. Indicate in the space marked topic category on the abstract form in the session in which you wish the paper presented.

    Select from the list of categories supplied:

    • Burns/Trauma
    • Endothelium/Coagulation
    • "Omics"/Novel Mediators and Therapeutics
    • Hemorrhagic Shock/Resuscitation
    • Immunology/Inflammation
    • Neuro-immunology/Traumatic Brain Injury
    • Metabolism/Gut
    • Organ Injury/Failure
    • Sepsis/Infections
    • Stem cells/Regenerative Medicine/Cellular Therapeutics
    • Elderly
    • Clinical Outcomes
  18. Disclosures
  19. You will be asked to complete specific disclosures in order to finalize your submission.


A non-refundable abstract handling fee of JPY3,000- (payable by credit card Visa/MasterCard only) will be required for each submitted abstract. Failure to do so will disqualify abstract consideration by the program committee.


All abstracts will be reviewed by the Program Committee, Dr. Satoshi Ono. Authors will receive notification of acceptance and type of presentation (poster or oral) as soon as the program has been organized.


All abstracts accepted for presentation will be printed in the Journal, SHOCK. In addition, manuscripts may be submitted to the Editor of SHOCK for consideration, following editorial review, for publication in SHOCK. Please submit articles based on original work not previously published and prepare manuscripts according to the instructions published in SHOCK.


A total of 15 travel award of up to $1,500 for travel and lodging expenses will be provided by the IFSS to investigators based on scientific merit and financial need. Applicants for the Travel Award must be Under 40 years old at the time of the congress, on Tuesday, October 4, 2016. Individuals from underdeveloped countries are encouraged to apply for these travel awards. The representatives of IFSS, Shock Society, US and JSS will review all abstracts and select the awardee. Selected applicants applying for travel award may also be asked to give a 3-4 minute oral presentation to an audience of their awardee/student peers in the “Oral Session by Travel Awardee” on Tuesday, October 4, 2016. Applicants for travel awards must mark appropriate box on abstract form. Incomplete applications or applications received after the deadline will not be considered for awards. If you are interested to apply for travel award, abstract submission is required.

Abstract Submission

Abstract Secretariat of IFSS2016

c/o Congress Corporationb
Kohsai-kaikan Bldg., 5-1 Kojimachi, Chiyoda-ku,Tokyo 102-8481, Japan
Phone: +81-3-5216-5318 Fax: +81-3-5216-5552